2.0101 Legislative journals.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 2.0101 ]

(a) The corrected daily copies of the journals of the Senate and House of Representatives, together with the indexes thereof, constitute and are the official permanent record of the legislative proceedings.

(b) One copy of the daily permanent journals of the House and Senate must be certified as follows:

I hereby certify that the following house (or senate) journal of the legislative day is correct.

…………………………………………..

Chief Clerk, House of Representatives

or

Secretary of the Senate

(c) The certified copies must be filed with the Secretary of American Samoa not later than 30 days following the adjournment of the Legislature. Duly certified copies of the journals must be received in all courts of the Territory as original evidence, and are prima facie evidence of the proceedings.

History: 1962, PL 7-28; 1968, PL 10-44.